Ruatoria Service Centre

Contact information

Hearing Centre
Hekiera Road
Ruatoria 4032

PO Box 16
Ruatoria 4043

Name of Coordinator: Ronnie Babbington

Phone: 06 986 9615

Hours open: 10.00am - 2.00pm (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)

Outreach Centres are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month.

  • The Community Health Centre, Te Araroa: 10.00am-12.00pm
  • Nga Roimata Centre, Waitangi Street, Tokomaru Bay: 1.00pm-4.00pm

The following Heartland Services are available by appointment. Please contact Ronnie who will arrange a time to suit.

Services available by appointment

  • ACC
  • Career Connections
  • Oranga Tamariki
  • Community Law Centre
  • Community Probation
  • Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment
  • Housing New Zealand
  • Inland Revenue
  • Māori Land Court
  • Te Puni Kōkiri

Your Heartland Services Coordinator has information available about the following agencies and services. Please contact Ronnie for more information.

Additional Services and Information

Ministry of Primary Industries

Tenancy Services

Tenancy Services can be contacted for free advice about renting for tenants and landlords - call 0800 TENANCY 0800 836-262

Support Services for Children, Young People and Their Families

On the East Coast an interagency partnership between government and non-government agencies exits to provide support services for at risk children, young people and their families/whānau.

The partnership is called Strengthening Families.

The partnership includes the schools, the Ngati Porou Hauora, Te Runanga O Ngati Porou, Safer Community Council, Group Special Education of Ministry of Education, Housing New Zealand, Oranga Tamariki, Police Youth Aid, Community Probation, ACC, IRD Child Support, Internal Affairs, Work & Income, Social Workers in Schools, Gisborne District Council.

If you need help or more information on Strengthening Families please contact:
Stephanie McClutchie
Ph: (06) 8649004 ext 732   Fax: (06) 864 9008  Cel: 021 873 431

Website: Strengthening Families.